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I have a group of clients, Windows server 2008 R2(Active Directory Installed in it), and an oracle database Server

I Want to know how to make the configuration of the following Diagram in this link:

So how to configure the clients to reach the database server through the active directory?

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Update

If Active Directory is not of any use here (as comments suggest), is there another way I can do remote routing from clients to the DB server through a proxy?

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What are you really asking? You want clients to use AD authentication? Connecting through AD makes no sense. –  Phil Apr 29 '13 at 15:37
    
Or do you just want to use AD for TNSNAMES lookup? This is possible but based on my experience I don't recommend it for anything but the largest of setups. –  Colin 't Hart Apr 29 '13 at 15:40
    
Active directory is basically an authentication and name resolution service. I wouldn't recommend trying to use it for TNSNAMES or anything. Can you be MUCH more specific about the result you are looking for? –  mrdenny Apr 29 '13 at 15:42
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For TNSNAME resolution, I would make one canonical set of sqlnet.ora, tnsnames.ora and put it on a network share. Add TNSADMIN=\\path\to\share in the registry of all Oracle homes on all clients. It's a simple, effective solution dating from the 1990's that still works today. –  Colin 't Hart Apr 29 '13 at 15:47
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Why do you need Active Directory to act as a proxy for database connections? Doesn't make a great deal of sense. –  Phil May 1 '13 at 14:24

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If you need an Oracle proxy server, then you should investigate Oracle Connection Manager, which is exactly that.

See http://docs.oracle.com/cd/B28359_01/network.111/b28316/cman.htm for the documentation on 11gR1's version of it.

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Thank you Colin but I was working on Oracle Connection Manager and I failed to set it up as I mentioned here dba.stackexchange.com/questions/40950/… –  Saf1 May 1 '13 at 15:52
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Oracle Connection Manager is the answer ^_^ –  Saf1 May 6 '13 at 15:11

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